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Windows File Server on HPE SimpliVity systems

Introduction

HPE SimpliVity and its foundational HPE SimpliVity Data Virtualization Platform provide excellent performance and efficiency to host virtual machines and their data, providing best-in-class file services. HPE SimpliVity does not directly provide file services. Instead, a Windows File Server can be created as a virtual server on an HPE SimpliVity system to provide file share access to clients.

Overview

This document provides technical details, benefits, and best practices for implementing a Windows File Server on HPE SimpliVity systems.
Purpose and intended use: This paper is intended for IT professionals who are looking to deploy Windows File Server on HPE SimpliVity systems. This paper outlines general practices and guidelines for Windows File Server deployment on the virtualized platform.